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SA farmers ‘surprised’ by land cap idea

Photo: Juho Tastula, Freeimages.com

12 May 2015


Photo: Juho Tastula, Freeimages.com

Photo: Juho Tastula, Freeimages.com

By ANA

Johannesburg – The proposal by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti to limit land ownership by large-scale farmers has caught them by surprise, the African Farmers Association of South Africa (AFASA) said on Tuesday.

“The African Farmers Association of South Africa was caught by surprise as anyone else by the sudden and unexpected announcement of new land ceilings proposed by government,” the organisation said in a statement.

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